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Paper talk, May 11, 2013

Sunday, Oriental Daily

Professional drivers agree to having health checks at 60

Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 3:55am

Briefs, January 24, 2013

Fourteen people were killed and 33 injured yesterday when a bus plunged off the side of a mountain in western Myanmar, police said. The vehicle was travelling from Yangon to Thandwe in Rakhine.

24 Jan 2013 - 5:54am

Myanmar helicopter crashes in northern battle zone

Kachin ethnic rebels battling the army in northern Myanmar say they have shot down a government helicopter, but the army says it crashed due to engine failure.

An emailed announcement from the Kachin guerrillas says they shot down the helicopter late Friday as heavy fighting raged.

12 Jan 2013 - 3:41pm

Changing of the guard

They came before first light, People's Liberation Army soldiers marching in neat rows from Shenzhen to Lok Ma Chau for the 14th annual Hong Kong garrison rotation. Helicopters from the Ngong Shuen Chan Barracks flew over Victoria Harbour to mark the occasion, and the PLA Navy held its own display. The garrison has about 6,000 army, navy and helicopter personnel.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

press play

There is nothing simpler than a test of strength to prove - or disprove - a product's durability. Zagg, a United States-based manufacturer of protective coverings for mobile phones and portable media players, went to a gym to do just that.

25 May 2008 - 12:00am

Model plane fans ignored ban for years, says park

Model aircraft enthusiasts have been defying a ban on using the area in Tseung Kwan O where a man was seriously injured by a radio-controlled helicopter at the weekend for years, according to Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks, which owns the site.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Model aircraft injures operator

Helicopter hits enthusiast on head

A model aircraft enthusiast suffered severe head injuries yesterday when a radio-controlled helicopter crashed into him. The accident occurred at about 1.50pm when Law Kwok-wah and friends were flying their craft in open space on Chun Wang Street at Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate.

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Tourism body eyeing Tamar

A mini-theatre, a car park for coaches and a helicopter pad will be offered on the Tamar site in a proposal by the Hong Kong Tourist Association.

The association is close to striking a deal with the Government to manage the site for two years.

The Lands Department is expected to award a contract to the association this week.

8 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Airlift at sea

Chinese seaman Ma Yat-foon, 27, struck by lightning on board his vessel off Waglan Island, was airlifted to United Christian Hospital by helicopter. He was stable last night.

20 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Always trying to avoid densely populated areas

I refer to the letter headlined, 'Fed up with helicopter noise' (South China Morning Post, March 9), from P A Crush of Sha Tin. Your correspondent made a similar complaint about helicopter noise last year (Post, February 22, 1997).

16 Mar 1998 - 12:00am